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Some context. For several years now, I've been developing a growing discomfort
with a philosophy of relating to technology I call _Waldenponding_ (after
Thoreau's Walden Pond experiment on which _Walden_ is based). The crude
Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.
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